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Bruening, Sandra Sue (Lucas) 1948 - 2021


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 1/29/2021 at 13:56:07

Sandra “Sandy” Sue Bruening, 72, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Aase Haugen Home in Decorah, Iowa after a short battle with cancer.

Sandy was born on April 20, 1948 in Cresco, Iowa to Sam & Sarah (Kerst) Lucas. She was baptized on December 3, 1950 and confirmed on December 30, 1962 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cresco. She attended Cresco Schools and graduated from Crestwood High School in 1966. Sandy married Gary Bruening on April 27, 1968 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Cresco.

Sandy worked at Northern Engraving in Spring Grove right after high school. She then worked at Deco Products for a short time. She also spent a couple years babysitting. Sandy spent several years working at Dollar General until she retired.

Sandy enjoyed bowling, fishing, camping, going to the casinos, playing cards and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her two sisters; Shirley Larsen of Elma, Iowa, and Sharron McIntyre of Decorah, Iowa, brothers-in-law Doug (Donna) Bruening and Richard Bruening, several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Sandy was preceded in death by her husband Gary on September 13, 2004, their fur baby Sparky, her parents, her father-in-law and mother-in-law Vince & Evelyn (Schultz) Bruening, brothers-in-law; Douglas A. McIntyre and Richard Larsen, sister-in-law Diane Bruening, nephew Douglas G. McIntyre, and a niece Jennifer Bruening.

Source: Lindstrom Funeral Home database

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Howard Obituaries maintained by Bill Waters.
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